The Georgia-Alabama 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Game delivered the second largest audience in cable television history, according to the National Football Foundation.
Over 29 million viewers watched the game live, a 26-23 victory by Alabama at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The inaugural CFP title game between Ohio State and Oregon in 2015 captured the largest audience in cable TV history with more than 33 million viewers.
2017-18 Report: College football ranks as nation’s second most popular sport
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